Rev. Bernard is a visionary whose teachings have lifted his church, the Christian Cultural Center (CCC), to become New York’s largest house of worship. With more than 45,000 active, engaged members, in just a few years CCC has emerged as one of America’s fastest growing churches, one that nurtures and embraces members from all walks of life.
Dr. Bernard has a Master of Urban Studies and a Master of Divinity from Alliance Theological Seminary. He has been awarded an Honorary Doctor of Divinity from Wagner College, and an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Nyack College/Alliance Theological Seminary. His wife Karen left her career with the Queens County Supreme Court to raise 7 sons and co-pastor with her husband. Together they have successfully experienced 45 years of marriage and 39 years of ministry.